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Acanthocephala (n. pl.) A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.

Acanthophorous (a.) Spine-bearing.

Accomplishment (n.) The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.

Acephalocystic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the acephalocysts.

Agrostographic (a.) Alt. of Agrostographical

Alexipharmacal (a. & n.) Alexipharmic.

Alexipharmical (a.) Expelling or counteracting poison; antidotal.

Alphabetically (adv.) In an alphabetic manner; in the customary order of the letters.

Amphiarthrosis (n.) A form of articulation in which the bones are connected by intervening substance admitting slight motion; symphysis.

Amphibological (a.) Of doubtful meaning; ambiguous.

Anaglyptograph (n.) An instrument by which a correct engraving of any embossed object, such as a medal or cameo, can be executed.

Antaphrodisiac (a.) Capable of blunting the venereal appetite.

Antaphrodisiac (n.) Anything that quells the venereal appetite.

Anthropography (n.) That branch of anthropology which treats of the actual distribution of the human race in its different divisions, as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs, in contradistinction to ethnography, which treats historically of the origin and filiation of races and nations.

Anthropomorpha (n. pl.) The manlike, or anthropoid, apes.

Anthropophagic (a.) Alt. of Anthropophagical

Anthropophuism (n.) Human nature.

Antiphlogistic (a.) Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston.

Antiphlogistic (a.) Counteracting inflammation.

Antiphlogistic (n.) Any medicine or diet which tends to check inflammation.

Antiphrastical (a.) Pertaining to antiphrasis.

Antisyphilitic (a.) Efficacious against syphilis.

Antisyphilitic (n.) A medicine for syphilis.

Apheliotropism (n.) The habit of bending from the sunlight; -- said of certain plants.

Aphoristically (adv.) In the form or manner of aphorisms; pithily.

Apocryphalness (n.) The quality or state of being apocryphal; doubtfulness of credit or genuineness.

Apophlegmatism (n.) The action of apophlegmatics.

Apophlegmatism (n.) An apophlegmatic.

Apophthegmatic (a.) Alt. of Apophthegmatical

Asterophyllite (n.) A fossil plant from the coal formations of Europe and America, now regarded as the branchlets and foliage of calamites.

Atmospherology (n.) The science or a treatise on the atmosphere.

Atramentarious (a.) Like ink; suitable for making ink. Sulphate of iron (copperas, green vitriol) is called atramentarious, as being used in making ink.

Auld lang syne () A Scottish phrase used in recalling recollections of times long since past.

Autobiographer (n.) One who writers his own life or biography.

Autobiographic (a.) Alt. of Autobiographical

Autotypography (n.) A process resembling "nature printing," by which drawings executed on gelatin are impressed into a soft metal plate, from which the printing is done as from copperplate.

Barometrograph (n.) A form of barometer so constructed as to inscribe of itself upon paper a record of the variations of atmospheric pressure.

Basisphenoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to that part of the base of the cranium between the basioccipital and the presphenoid, which usually ossifies separately in the embryo or in the young, and becomes a part of the sphenoid in the adult.

Basommatophora (n. pl.) A group of Pulmonifera having the eyes at the base of the tentacles, including the common pond snails.

Bibliographies (pl. ) of Bibliography

Brachycephalic (a.) Alt. of Brachycephalous

Calcographical (a.) Relating to, or in the style of, calcography.

Calendographer (n.) One who makes calendars.

Calligraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to calligraphy.

Cartographical (a.) Of or pertaining to cartography.

Chalcographist (n.) An engraver on copper or brass; hence, an engraver of copper plates for printing upon paper.

Chirographical (a.) Of or pertaining to chirography.

Choregraphical (a.) Pertaining to choregraphy.

Chorographical (a.) Pertaining to chorography.

Chromatography (n.) A treatise on colors

Chromatosphere (n.) A chromosphere.

Circumlocution (n.) The use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few; indirect or roundabout language; a periphrase.

Circumlocutory (a.) Characterised by circumlocution; periphrastic.

Cormophylogeny (n.) The phylogeny of groups or families of individuals.

Corpuscularian (n.) An adherent of the corpuscular philosophy.

Cosmographical (a.) Of or pertaining to cosmography.

Cryptographist (n.) Same as Cryptographer.

Cyathophylloid (a.) Like, or pertaining to, the family Cyathophyllidae.

Cyathophylloid (n.) A fossil coral of the family Cyathophyllidae; sometimes extended to fossil corals of other related families belonging to the group Rugosa; -- also called cup corals. Thay are found in paleozoic rocks.

Dactylioglyphi (n.) The art or process of gem engraving.

Dactyliography (n.) The art of writing or engraving upon gems.

Dactyliography (n.) In general, the literature or history of the art.

Dephlegmedness (n.) A state of being freed from water.

Desophisticate (v. t.) To clear from sophism or error.

Desulphurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Desulphurate

Desulphuration (n.) The act or process of depriving of sulphur.

Deutosulphuret (n.) A disulphide.

Diphthongalize (v. t.) To make into a diphthong; to pronounce as a diphthong.

Diphthongation (n.) See Diphthongization.

Disintegration (n.) The wearing away or falling to pieces of rocks or strata, produced by atmospheric action, frost, ice, etc.

Dolichocephaly (n.) Alt. of Dolichocephalism

Dynactinometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the intensity of the photogenic (light-producing) rays, and computing the power of object glasses.

Ecclesiasticus (n.) A book of the Apocrypha.

Emphaticalness (n.) The quality of being emphatic; emphasis.

Emphyteuticary (n.) One who holds lands by emphyteusis.

Encephalopathy (n.) Any disease or symptoms of disease referable to disorders of the brain; as, lead encephalopathy, the cerebral symptoms attending chronic lead poisoning.

Endecaphyllous (a.) Composed of eleven leaflets; -- said of a leaf.

Enigmatography (n.) Alt. of Enigmatology

Entoperipheral (a.) Being, or having its origin, within the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to feelings, such as hunger, produced by internal disturbances. Opposed to epiperipheral.

Epidemiography (n.) A treatise upon, or history of, epidemic diseases.

Epistolography (n.) The art or practice of writing epistles.

Erythrophleine (n.) A white crystal.

Erythrophyllin (n.) The red coloring matter of leaves, fruits, flowers, etc., in distinction from chlorophyll.

Etherification (n.) The act or process of making ether; specifically, the process by which a large quantity of alcohol is transformed into ether by the agency of a small amount of sulphuric, or ethyl sulphuric, acid.

Ethnographical (a.) pertaining to ethnography.

Ethylsulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, ethyl and sulphuric acid.

Euphorbiaceous (a.) Alt. of Euphorbial

Freieslebenite (n.) A sulphide of antimony, lead, and silver, occuring in monoclinic crystals.

Galactophagist (n.) One who eats, or subsists on, milk.

Galactophagous (a.) Feeding on milk.

Galactophorous (a.) Milk-carrying; lactiferous; -- applied to the ducts of mammary glands.

Galvanographic (a.) Of or pertaining to galvanography.

Geographically (adv.) In a geographical manner or method; according to geography.

Grandiloquence (n.) The use of lofty words or phrases; bombast; -- usually in a bad sense.

Hemispheroidal (a.) Resembling, or approximating to, a hemisphere in form.

Heresiographer (n.) One who writes on heresies.

Hermaphrodeity (n.) Hermaphrodism.

Hermaphroditic (a.) Alt. of Hermaphroditical

Hetercephalous (a.) Bearing two kinds of heads or capitula; -- said of certain composite plants.

Heteromorphism (n.) Alt. of Heteromorphy

Heteromorphous (a.) Heteromorphic.

Heterophyllous (a.) Having leaves of more than one shape on the same plant.

Hieroglyphical (a.) Emblematic; expressive of some meaning by characters, pictures, or figures; as, hieroglyphic writing; a hieroglyphic obelisk.

Hieroglyphical (a.) Resembling hieroglyphics; not decipherable.

Hierographical (a.) Of or pertaining to sacred writing.

Histographical (a.) Of or pertaining to histography.

Historiography (n.) The art of employment of an historiographer.

Homoeomorphism (n.) A near similarity of crystal.

Homoeomorphous (a.) Manifesting homoeomorphism.

Hydrocephaloid (a.) Resembling hydrocephalus.

Hydrocephalous (a.) Having hydrocephalus.

Hydrographical (a.) Of or relating to hydrography.

Hydromagnesite (n.) A hydrous carbonate of magnesia occurring in white, early, amorphous masses.

Hydromechanics (n.) That branch of physics which treats of the mechanics of liquids, or of their laws of equilibrium and of motion.

Hydronephrosis (n.) An accumulation of urine in the pelvis of the kidney, occasioned by obstruction in the urinary passages.

Hydrophylliums (pl. ) of Hydrophyllium

Hydrophytology (n.) The branch of botany which treats of water plants.

Hydrosulphuret (n.) A hydrosulphide.

Hydrosulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hydrogen and sulphur; as, hydrosulphuric acid, a designation applied to the solution of hydrogen sulphide in water.

Hygrophthalmic (a.) Serving to moisten the eye; -- sometimes applied to the lachrymal ducts.

Hyperapophyses (pl. ) of Hyperapophysis

Hyperapophysis (n.) A lateral and backward-projecting process on the dorsal side of a vertebra.

Hypertrophical (a.) Of or pertaining to hypertrophy; affected with, or tending to, hypertrophy.

Hypidiomorphic (a.) Partly idiomorphic; -- said of rock a portion only of whose constituents have a distinct crystal.

Hypophosphoric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, or containing, phosphorus in a lower state of oxidation than in phosphoric compounds; as, hypophosphoric acid.

Hyposulphurous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation.

Iatrochemistry (n.) Chemistry applied to, or used in, medicine; -- used especially with reference to the doctrines in the school of physicians in Flanders, in the 17th century, who held that health depends upon the proper chemical relations of the fluids of the body, and who endeavored to explain the conditions of health or disease by chemical principles.

Ichnographical (a.) Of or pertaining to ichonography; describing a ground plot.

Ichthyomorphic (a.) Alt. of Ichthyomorphous

Ichthyophagist (n.) One who eats, or subsists on, fish.

Ichthyophagous (a.) Eating, or subsisting on, fish.

Ichthyophthira (n. pl.) A division of copepod crustaceans, including numerous species parasitic on fishes.

Idolographical (a.) Descriptive of idols.

Indecipherable (a.) Not decipherable; incapable of being deciphered, explained, or solved.

Indifferentism (n.) State of indifference; want of interest or earnestness; especially, a systematic apathy regarding what is true or false in religion or philosophy; agnosticism.

Insignificance (n.) The condition or quality of being insignificant; want of significance, sense, or meaning; as, the insignificance of words or phrases.

Interjectional (a.) Thrown in between other words or phrases; parenthetical; ejaculatory; as, an interjectional remark.

Isotrimorphism (n.) Isomorphism between the three forms, severally, of two trimorphous substances.

Isotrimorphous (a.) Having the quality of isotrimorphism; isotrimorphic.

Leucophlegmacy (n.) A dropsical habit of body, or the commencement of anasarca; paleness, with viscid juices and cold sweats.

Lexicographist (n.) A lexicographer.

Lichenographic (a.) Alt. of Lichenographical

Lithographical (a.) Of or pertaining to lithography; made by lithography; as, the lithographic art; a lithographic picture.

Macrencephalic (a.) Alt. of Macrencephalous

Macrocephalous (a.) Having a large head.

Macrocephalous (a.) Having the cotyledons of a dicotyledonous embryo confluent, and forming a large mass compared with the rest of the body.

Mechanographic (a.) Treating of mechanics.

Mechanographic (a.) Written, copied, or recorded by machinery; produced by mechanography; as, a mechanographic record of changes of temperature; mechanographic prints.

Mesaticephalic (a.) Having the ratio of the length to the breadth of the cranium a medium one; neither brachycephalic nor dolichocephalic.

Metallographic (a.) Pertaining to, or by means of, metallography.

Metamorphosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Metamorphose

Metaphosphoric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a monobasic acid, HPO3, analogous to nitric acid, and, by heating phosphoric acid, obtained as a crystal.

Metaphrastical (a.) Close, or literal.

Metaphysically (adv.) In the manner of metaphysical science, or of a metaphysician.

Meteorographic (a.) Of or pertaining to meteorography.

Meteorological (a.) Of or pertaining to the atmosphere and its phenomena, or to meteorology.

Microcephalous (a.) Having a small head; having the cranial cavity small; -- opposed to megacephalic.

Micropegmatite (n.) A rock showing under the microscope the structure of a graphic granite (pegmatite).

Microphthalmia (n.) Alt. of Microphthalmy

Monophysitical (a.) Of or pertaining to Monophysites, or their doctrines.

Musculophrenic (a.) Pertaining to the muscles and the diaphragm; as, the musculophrenic artery.

Myelencephalic (a.) Of or pertaining to the myelencephalon; cerebro-spinal.

Myelencephalon (n.) The brain and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis; the neuron. Sometimes abbreviated to myelencephal.

Myelencephalon (n.) The metencephalon.

Naphthoquinone (n.) A yellow crystal.

Nasopharyngeal (a.) Of or pertaining to both throat and nose; as, a nasopharyngeal polypus.

Necessarianism (n.) The doctrine of philosophical necessity; necessitarianism.

Nephelodometer (n.) An instrument for reckoning the distances or velocities of clouds.

Neurapophysial (a.) Of or pertaining to a neurapophysis.

Nonphotobiotic (a.) Capable of living without light; as, nonphotobiotic plant cells, or cells which habitually live in darkness.

Anamorphoscope (n.) An instrument for restoring a picture or image distorted by anamorphosis to its normal proportions. It usually consists of a cylindrical mirror.

Androcephalous (a.) Having a human head (upon an animal's body), as the Egyptian sphinx.

Electrographic (a.) Of or pertaining to an electrograph or electrography.

Hypallelomorph (n.) See Allelomorph.

Megalocephalia (n.) Alt. of Megalocephaly

Microbarograph (n.) An instrument for recording minor fluctuations of atmospheric pressure, as opposed to general barometric surges.

Photobacterium (n.) A genus including certain comma-shaped marine bacteria which emit bluish or greenish phosphorescence. Also, any microorganism of this group.

Photogrammeter (n.) A phototheodolite, or a camera designed for use in photogrammetry.

Photogrammetry (n.) A method of surveying or map making by photography, used also in determining the height and motions of clouds, sea waves, and the like.

Photomezzotype (n.) A photomechanical process similar to collotype.

Photosynthesis (n.) The process of constructive metabolism by which carbohydrates are formed from water vapor and the carbon dioxide of the air in the chlorophyll-containing tissues of plants exposed to the action of light. It was formerly called assimilation, but this is now commonly used as in animal physiology. The details of the process are not yet clearly known.

Phototelescope (n.) A telescope adapted for taking photographs of the heavenly bodies.

Point alphabet () An alphabet for the blind with a system of raised points corresponding to letters.

Radiotelegraph (n.) A wireless telegraph.

Radiotelephone (n.) A wireless telephone.

Telechirograph (n.) An instrument for telegraphically transmitting and receiving handwritten messages, as photographically by a beam of light from a mirror.

Telemetrograph (n.) A combination of the camera lucida and telescope for drawing and measuring distant objects.

Telephotograph (n.) A photograph, image, or impression, reproduced by or taken with a telephotographic apparatus.

Tribromophenol (n.) Alt. of Tribromphenol

Weltanschauung (n.) Lit., world view; a conception of the course of events in, and of the purpose of, the world as a whole, forming a philosophical view or apprehension of the universe; the general idea embodied in a cosmology.

Ophthalmometer (n.) An instrument devised by Helmholtz for measuring the size of a reflected image on the convex surface of the cornea and lens of the eye, by which their curvature can be ascertained.

Ophthalmoscope (n.) An instrument for viewing the interior of the eye, particularly the retina. Light is thrown into the eye by a mirror (usually concave) and the interior is then examined with or without the aid of a lens.

Ophthalmoscopy (n.) A branch of physiognomy which deduces the knowledge of a person's temper and character from the appearance of the eyes.

Ophthalmoscopy (n.) Examination of the eye with the ophthalmoscope.

Orbitosphenoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the sphenoid bone and the orbit, or to the orbitosphenoid bone.

Orbitosphenoid (n.) The orbitosphenoid bone, which is situated in the orbit on either side of the presphenoid. It generally forms a part of the sphenoid in the adult.

Organographist (n.) One versed in organography.

Ornithodelphia (n. pl.) Same as Monotremata.

Orthographical (a.) Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic.

Orthographical (a.) Of or pertaining to right lines or angles.

Ouranographist (n.) See Uranographist.

Paleographical (a.) Of or pertaining to paleography.

Paleontography (n.) The description of fossil remains.

Paleophytology (n.) Paleobotany.

Panidiomorphic (a.) Having a completely idiomorphic structure; -- said of certain rocks.

Pantographical (a.) Of or pertaining to a pantograph; relating to pantography.

Paramiographer (n.) A collector or writer of proverbs.

Paraphosphoric (a.) Pyrophosphoric.

Paraphrastical (a.) Paraphrasing; of the nature of paraphrase; explaining, or translating in words more clear and ample than those of the author; not literal; free.

Pentagraphical (a.) Pantographic. See Pantograph.

Perineorrhaphy (n.) The operation of sewing up a ruptured perineum.

Peripateticism (n.) The doctrines or philosophical system of the peripatetics. See Peripatetic, n., 2.

Periphrastical (a.) Expressing, or expressed, in more words than are necessary; characterized by periphrase; circumlocutory.

Perspectograph (n.) An instrument for obtaining, and transferring to a picture, the points and outlines of objects, so as to represent them in their proper geometrical relations as viewed from some one point.

Petrographical (a.) Pertaining to petrography.

Phantasmagoric (a.) Of or pertaining to phantasmagoria; phantasmagorial.

Pharmaceutical (a.) Of or pertaining to the knowledge or art of pharmacy, or to the art of preparing medicines according to the rules or formulas of pharmacy; as, pharmaceutical preparations.

Pharmacognosis (n.) That branch of pharmacology which treats of unprepared medicines or simples; -- called also pharmacography, and pharmacomathy.

Pharmacography (n.) See Pharmacognosis.

Pharmacologist (n.) One skilled in pharmacology.

Pharyngognathi (n. pl.) A division of fishes in which the lower pharyngeal bones are united. It includes the scaroid, labroid, and embioticoid fishes.

Phenanthridine (n.) A nitrogenous hydrocarbon base, C13H9N, analogous to phenanthrene and quinoline.

Phenanthroline (n.) Either of two metameric nitrogenous hydrocarbon bases, C12H8N2, analogous to phenanthridine, but more highly nitrogenized.

Philanthropist (n.) One who practices philanthropy; one who loves mankind, and seeks to promote the good of others.

Philohellenian (n.) A philhellenist.

Philosophaster (n.) A pretender to philosophy.

Philosophation (n.) Philosophical speculation and discussion.

Philosophistic (a.) Alt. of Philosophistical

Philosophizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Philosophize

Phlegmatically (adv.) In a phlegmatic manner.

Phonographical (a.) Of or pertaining to phonography; based upon phonography.

Phonographical (a.) Of or pertaining to phonograph; done by the phonograph.

Phosphorescing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Phosphoresce

Phosphorescent (a.) Shining with a phosphoric light; luminous without sensible heat.

Phosphorescent (n.) A phosphorescent substance.

Phosphorogenic (a.) Generating phosphorescence; as, phosphorogenic rays.

Phosphoroscope (n.) An apparatus for observing the phosphorescence produced in different bodies by the action of light, and for measuring its duration.

Photochemistry (n.) The branch of chemistry which relates to the effect of light in producing chemical changes, as in photography.

Photochromatic (a.) Of or pertaining to photochromy; produced by photochromy.

Photographical (a.) Of or pertaining to photography; obtained by photography; used ib photography; as a photographic picture; a photographic camera.

Photosculpture (n.) A process in which, by means of a number of photographs simultaneously taken from different points of view on the same level, rough models of the figure or bust of a person or animal may be made with great expedition.

Phraseological (a.) Of or pertaining to phraseology; consisting of a peculiar form of words.

Physicological (a.) Of or pertaining to physicologic.

Physiognomical (a.) Of or pertaining to physiognomy; according with the principles of physiognomy.

Phytogeography (n.) The geographical distribution of plants.

Phytographical (a.) Of or pertaining to phytography.

Phytolithology (n.) The branch of science which treats of fossil plants; -- usually called paleobotany, sometimes paleophytology.

Plagiocephalic (a.) Having an oblique lateral deformity of the skull.

Platycephalous (a.) Broad-headed.

Plectospondyli (n. pl.) An extensive suborder of fresh-water physostomous fishes having the anterior vertebrae united and much modified; the Eventognathi.

Plesiomorphous (a.) Nearly alike in form.

Plethysmograph (n.) An instrument for determining and registering the variations in the size or volume of a limb, as the arm or leg, and hence the variations in the amount of blood in the limb.

Pleurapophyses (pl. ) of Pleurapophysis

Pleurapophysis (n.) One of the ventral processes of a vertebra, or the dorsal element in each half of a hemal arch, forming, or corresponding to, a vertebral rib.

Podophthalmous (a.) Having the eyes on movable footstalks, or pedicels.

Podophthalmous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Podophthalmia.

Podophthalmite (n.) The eyestalk of a crustacean.

Polyautography (n.) The act or practice of multiplying copies of one's own handwriting, or of manuscripts, by printing from stone, -- a species of lithography.

Polyplacophora (n. pl.) See Placophora.

Porphyrization (n.) The act of porphyrizing, or the state of being porphyrized.

Postencephalon (n.) The metencephalon.

Propheticality (n.) Propheticalness.

Prophylactical (a.) Defending or preserving from disease; preventive.

Prosencephalic (a.) Of or pertaining to the prosencephalon.

Prosencephalon (n.) The anterior segment of the brain, including the cerebrum and olfactory lobes; the forebrain.

Prosencephalon (n.) The cerebrum.

Prosopocephala (n. pl.) Same as Scaphopoda.

Protophytology (n.) Paleobotany.

Protosulphuret (n.) A protosulphide.

Psalmographist (n.) A writer of psalms, or sacred songs and hymns.

Pseudepigraphy (n.) The ascription of false names of authors to works.

Pseudomorphism (n.) The state of having, or the property of taking, a crystal.

Pseudomorphous (a.) Not having the true form.

Psychophysical (a.) Of or pertaining to psychophysics; involving the action or mutual relations of the psychical and physical in man.

Pyrophosphoric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, H4P2O7, which is obtained as a white crystal.

Quadriphyllous (a.) Having four leaves; quadrifoliate.

Redintegration (n.) The law that objects which have been previously combined as part of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another; -- adopted by many philosophers to explain the phenomena of the association of ideas.

Retinasphaltum (n.) Retinite.

Rhinencephalic (a.) Of or pertaining to the rhinencephalon.

Rhinencephalon (n.) The division of the brain in front of the prosencephalon, consisting of the two olfactory lobes from which the olfactory nerves arise.

Rhynchocephala (n. pl.) An order of reptiles having biconcave vertebrae, immovable quadrate bones, and many other peculiar osteological characters. Hatteria is the only living genus, but numerous fossil genera are known, some of which are among the earliest of reptiles. See Hatteria. Called also Rhynchocephalia.

Salamandroidea (n. pl.) A division of Amphibia including the Salamanders and allied groups; the Urodela.

Scaphocephalic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or affected with, scaphocephaly.

Scaphognathite (n.) A thin leafike appendage (the exopodite) of the second maxilla of decapod crustaceans. It serves as a pumping organ to draw the water through the gill cavity.

Scenographical (a.) Of or pertaining to scenography; drawn in perspective.

Scyphobranchii (n. pl.) An order of fishes including the blennioid and gobioid fishes, and other related families.

Selenographist (n.) A selenographer.

Semaphorically (adv.) By means of a semaphore.

Semidiaphanous (a.) Half or imperfectly transparent; translucent.

Semispheroidal (a.) Formed like a half spheroid.

Sensationalist (n.) An advocate of, or believer in, philosophical sensationalism.

Septomaxillary (n.) A small bone between the nasal septum and the maxilla in many reptiles and amphibians.

Sesquisulphide (n.) A sulphide, analogous to a sesquioxide, containing three atoms of sulphur to two of the other ingredient; -- formerly called also sesquisulphuret; as, orpiment, As2S3 is arsenic sesquisulphide.

Siderographist (n.) One skilled in siderography.

Siphonostomata (n. pl.) A tribe of parasitic copepod Crustacea including a large number of species that are parasites of fishes, as the lerneans. They have a mouth adapted to suck blood.

Siphonostomata (n. pl.) An artificial division of gastropods including those that have siphonostomatous shells.

Sophisticating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sophisticate

Sophistication (n.) The act of sophisticating; adulteration; as, the sophistication of drugs.

Spermatogonium (n.) A primitive seminal cell, occuring in masses in the seminal tubules. It divides into a mass (spermosphere) of small cells (spermoblast), which in turn give rise to spermatozoids.

Sphenethmoidal (a.) Relating to the sphenoethmoid bone; sphenoethmoid.

Sphenographist (n.) A sphenographer.

Spherobacteria (n. pl.) See the Note under Microbacteria.

Spherosiderite (n.) Siderite occuring in spheroidal masses.

Sphygmographic (a.) Relating to, or produced by, a sphygmograph; as, a sphygmographic tracing.

Sporangiophore (n.) The axis or receptacle in certain ferns (as Trichomanes), which bears the sporangia.

Staphylomatous (a.) Of or pertaining to staphyloma; affected with staphyloma.

Staphyloplasty (n.) The operation for restoring or replacing the soft palate when it has been lost.

Stenographical (a.) Of or pertaining to stenography.

Stentorophonic (a.) Speaking or sounding very loud; stentorian.

Stylographical (a.) Same as Stylographic, 1.

Sulphantimonic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid of antimony (called also thioantimonic acid) analogous to sulpharsenic acid.

Sulpharsenious (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid (called also thioarsenious acid) analogous to arsenious acid, and known only in its salts.

Sulphindigotic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a sulphonic acid obtained, as a blue solution, by dissolving indigo in sulphuric acid; -- formerly called also cerulic sulphuric acid, but properly called indigo-disulphonic acid.

Sulphocarbonic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a sulphacid, H2CSO2 (called also thiocarbonic acid), or an acid, H2CS3, analogous to carbonic acid, obtained as a yellow oily liquid of a pungent odor, and forming salts.

Sulphocyanogen (n.) See Persulphocyanogen.

Sulphostannate (n.) A salt of sulphostannic acid.

Sulphotungstic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, hypothetical sulphacid of tungsten (called also sulphowolframic acid), analogous to sulphuric acid, and known in its salts.

Superphosphate (n.) An acid phosphate.

Synchondrotomy (n.) Symphyseotomy.

Syndesmography (n.) A description of the ligaments; syndesmology.

Syphilitically (adv.) In a syphilitic manner; with venereal disease.

Tachygraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to tachygraphy; written in shorthand.

Telephonically (adv.) By telephonic means or processes; by the use of the telephone.

Testaceography (n.) The science which treats of testaceans, or shellfish; the description of shellfish.

Tetrapharmacom (n.) Alt. of Tetrapharmacum

Tetrapharmacum (n.) A combination of wax, resin, lard, and pitch, composing an ointment.

Thalassography (n.) The study or science of the life of marine organisms.

Tithonographic (a.) Of, relating to, or produced by, the chemical action of rays of light; photographic.

Tralatitiously (adv.) In a tralatitious manner; metephorically.

Transformation (n.) Any change in an organism which alters its general character and mode of life, as in the development of the germ into the embryo, the egg into the animal, the larva into the insect (metamorphosis), etc.; also, the change which the histological units of a tissue are prone to undergo. See Metamorphosis.

Transformation (n.) Change of one from of material into another, as in assimilation; metabolism; metamorphosis.

Translatitious (a.) Metaphorical; tralatitious; also, foreign; exotic.

Trinitrophenol (n.) Picric acid.

Turnicimorphae (n. pl.) A division of birds including Turnix and allied genera, resembling quails in appearance but differing from them anatomically.

Ultramontanist (n.) One who upholds ultramontanism.

Unphilosophize (v. t.) To degrade from the character of a philosopher.

Unsophisticate (a.) Alt. of Unsophisticated

Uranographical (a.) Of or pertaining to uranography; as, an uranographic treatise.

Xylopyrography (n.) The art or practice of burning pictures on wood with a hot iron; -- called also poker painting. See Poker picture, under Poker.

Zoroastrianism (n.) The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit (Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. Fire worship, under Fire, and Parsee.

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